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Should I remove Creative HD CODEC?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #43,597
United States Rank #43,660
Reach 0.0021%


VersionDistribution 66.67% 33.33%

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Creative HD CODEC


Creative HD CODEC is a program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is cthdcodec.exe. The setup package is about 3.97 MB (4,162,632 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 52% of users of Creative HD CODEC come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\{93e60a5e-79b5-4792-bd37-f6676f3c987e}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{93E60A5E-79B5-4792-BD37-F6676F3C987E}\CTHDCodec.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 3.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Creative HD CODEC

Program executable:cthdcodec.exe
Creative HD CODEC Installation

How do I remove Creative HD CODEC?

Quickly and completely remove Creative HD CODEC from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Creative HD CODEC from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Creative HD CODEC, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Creative HD CODEC.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win XP 7%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.67%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows XP 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.67%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.67%
Windows 10 Home 6.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.27%
  Canada 18.18%
  Sweden 6.82%
  Australia 4.55%
  Germany 4.55%
  Belgium 2.27%
  France 2.27%
  Russia 2.27%
  Netherlands 2.27%
  DK 2.27%
  United Kingdom 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.67%
American Megatrends 12.50%
ASUS 8.33%
Dell 8.33%
Acer 8.33%
Lenovo 4.17%
Intel 4.17%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard 550-a39 10.53%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2489ea 5.26%
Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5 5.26%
ASUS All Series 5.26%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1170t 5.26%

About Creative Technology Ltd

Creative designs, manufactures and distributes digitized sound and video boards, computers and related multimedia, and personal digital entertainment products.
Publisher URL: us.creative.com


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